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  • Comments & Opinion |

    Reading scientific papers is a necessary part of the research enterprise, but poor writing impedes the flow of information from authors to their audiences. We argue that a return to narrative in scientific writing is not incompatible with rigour and objectivity; it can mitigate information overload and achieve the core purpose of publication: to communicate.

    • Paula L. Croxson
    • , Liz Neeley
    •  & Daniela Schiller
    Nature Human Behaviour 5, 1466-1468
  • Comments & Opinion |

    Michelle Francl reminds #ChemistsWhoCook to look at the chemistry behind the cooking.

    • Michelle Francl
    Nature Chemistry 13, 923-924
  • Comments & Opinion |

    The periodic table of elements should be celebrated not only for the order it brings, but also for the fascinating stories underlying this icon of science, suggests Juris Meija.

    • Juris Meija
    Nature Chemistry 13, 814-816